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August 2017



Urban Montessori Charter School, Oakland (8/3)


POSITION: Support Teacher (Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary and Middle School)
REPORTS TO: Head of School
LOCATION: Oakland, CA
WEBSITE: www.urbanmontessori.org


Urban Montessori Charter School (UMCS) is seeking experienced, hard working, and high achieving Support Teachers for our Oakland based Montessori charter school. We currently operate as a TK - 7 school growing into a TK - 8 school over the next two years. The Support Teacher will work with the Lead Teacher to create a child-centered, powerful educational experience for Urban Montessori's children.


Email your cover letter and resume care of human resources to employment@urbanmontessori.org.

Expectations:
- Strong alignment with UMCS mission
- Professional, prompt, punctuality a must
- Uses behavior management strategies with students that teach long - term life skills
- Assists in establishing and maintaining a harmonious and safe classroom environment
- Generates a powerful classroom culture where children have high expectations for themselves and for others, are self - motivated and self - directed, have pride in and care for themselves and their community, and value as well as love learning
- Participates in weekly all school and department faculty and staff meetings
- Collaborates with UMCS team members to improve own and others' instructional practices; shares best practices
- Works as a team member in cluster, department, and whole - school settings to create a strong professional learning community
- Meets weekly with the lead teacher to set goals and plan
- Partners effectively with the lead teacher to ensure children are growing and achieving at high levels through lesson planning, work tracking, progress monitoring and observation of students
- Shows excellent organization, time management, and follow - up skills
- Problem solver a must
- Growth mindset a must


Instruction:
- Develops and implements small and whole group lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with UMCS instructional guidelines as directed by the Lead Teacher
- Participates in assessing students regularly in accordance with UMCS guidelines, examines student assessment data, and implements lesson plans to differentiate instruction for each student
- Builds strong relationships with young people and their families
- Provides students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress; involves parents / guardians in students' education


Education and/or Experience:
- Three years of successful experience working with students from diverse backgrounds


APPLICATION PROCESS
All interested applicants should submit a:
- Cover letter of no more than one page that specifically addresses candidate's qualifications and qualities as described above
- Resume


Please email the above to employment@urbanmontessori.org
or mail to Urban Montessori Charter Schools at 5328 Brann St., Oakland, CA 94619.


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Bowman School, Palo Alto (8/3)


Bowman School in Palo Alto, California is seeking a highly qualified, highly motivated co-teacher for a Montessori Middle School classroom.  Expertise in math is a bonus!


Bowman offers students an authentic Montessori educational experience and the staff an opportunity to join a dynamic community of families and educators.


Bowman is an independent, co-educational school with an enrollment of 200+ students in grades K-8.  We are located in the heart of Silicon Valley.  Founded in 1995.


Candidates must have a B.A. degree and teaching experience with school-age learners, good communication skills, and a desire to work as a collaborative teammate.  Montessori experience is a plus.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.


Bowman is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the principles and practices of diversity throughout the school community.


Contact
Mary Beth Ricks
Head of School
head@bowmanschool.org

July 2017 



HeadsUp! Child Development Center, Palo Alto (7/31)

AVAILABLE 
INFANT, TODDLER HEAD TEACHER PRESCHOOL HEAD TEACHER
HeadsUp! Child Development Center, Palo Alto
 
Are you a star? Are you enthusiastic, committed, positive, capable and have a pleasant manner with people? Well, we are looking for someone just like you!
 
The head infant/toddler teacher is the classroom manager for children from birth to two years of age, responsible for the curriculum, parent liaison, and staff development for the full day the children are in the program.  All head teachers have two hours per day of non-teaching time to accomplish their management duties as well as a discretionary room allowance and a training budget.
 
Head teachers earn a top salary with benefits that include health insurance, dental and vision services; a child care allowance; paid holidays, vacations, and sick days; a retirement plan; bereavement and jury duty leave; and development support.   Substantial opportunities exist for professional growth.
 

Requirements:
Candidates must have a B.A. degree, three years of full-time teaching experience, and 12 units of early childhood education, (preferably including three units in infant care).  Exceptional abilities, talents, or experience are highly desirable. The salary for this position will be competitive based upon the successful candidate's credentials and experience.
 
Other positions exist for teachers, without the head teacher requirements.
 
The HeadsUp! Child Development Center in Palo Alto is on the frontage road of U.S. 101, between Oregon Expressway and San Antonio Road, immediately adjacent to Greer Park.  Licensed by the State of California, its large windows, open structure, spacious outdoor play area, and colorful equipment and materials invite children to explore, create, communicate, and enjoy.
 
The center offers a five-day-per-week, full-time learning and care program for infants, toddlers/twos, and preschoolers (ages 0-6). It operates year round on a business calendar to accommodate working parents who want a learning focus in a loving environment for their children. The center's hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
The learning program is a fusion of the HeadsUp! approach and the Montessori curriculum.  Both employ structured early learning activities and materials.  Both emphasize individual choice and responsibility.  The infant and toddler/twos programs consist of HeadsUp! learning games and traditional activities led by center staff who are trained to encourage learning through play.  The preschool program is directed by certified Montessori teachers who combine classic Montessori activities with creative activities, including art, music, and imaginative play.
 
To apply for this or other positions, send, fax or email resume immediately to:
 
Kim Kostepen, Director
HeadsUp! Child Development Center
2800 W. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Fax: (650)-856-2778, tbootz@headsup.org


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College Oak Montessori, Santa Rosa (7/31)


After School Teacher Assistant- Montessori Preschool (Santa Rosa)
 
Well-established, successful Montessori Preschool/Kindergarten is seeking an energetic person who enjoys working with 2-6 year old children and likes variety in their work.


AFTER SCHOOL ASSISTANT

hours are Monday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:30 pm


This energetic person, will assist the lead teacher in providing a creative enrichment program that includes; art and craft activities, along with movement and music. Day to day tasks include; assisting children with self-care skills,  helping in nap room, changing diapers, when needed and supervising children, both in the classroom and the large play yard.
Consistent, dependable attendance is a must for this position.
This is an excellent entry-level position.  We are an exceptional staff with many years of experience and are thrilled to welcome and work with new talent.


REQUIREMENT: 12 units ECE course work through approved program OR 6 units ECE plus concurrent enrollment in additional ECE units.

PAY:  $15
BENEFITS: We offer we offer paid sick leave, health care, a 401k matching program and 10 Paid Holidays. All holidays are celebrated on the day legally designated by the State of California, including: New Year's day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, Lincoln's birthday, President's day, Memorial day, Fourth of July, Labor day, Veteran's day, Thanksgiving (day of, day before and day after), Christmas day.


If interested, please send us a cover letter (include ECE courses) with your resume attached.
Attention:
Carrie Wooldridge
office@collegeoakmontessori.org


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (7/31)


Middle School Teacher Opening for 2017-18


Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 135 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Founded 1981 to provide an authentic Montessori education for East Bay families, MFS seeks to nurture each child's individual learning style while maintaining standards of academic excellence. A full member of the American Montessori Society, MFS adheres to its mission: Preparation for Life, Education for Peace, and a Community for Children.


We are an early adolescent Montessori program, serving young people ages 11 - 14 (grades 7 and 8), using the Montessori pedagogy as our framework for promoting autonomy and independence for the learners. Along the way, you understand the unique growth possibilities of the early adolescent and that the learning is theirs and your task is to guide.


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach. Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about the Montessori approach to education are essential.


Other professional qualities include:
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Experience working with early adolescents; Montessori secondary training and experience are preferred but not required.
3. Strong written and verbal communication skills; solid computer skills.
4. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while juggling multiple priorities with calm.
5. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.


Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A deep appreciation for the adolescent experience and a keen sense of humor.
2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
3. A strong background in math and science.
4. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that byworking in a small school you can change the world.
5. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned" as the best part of any job description.
6. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.


Compensation
Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.


To Apply
You must be authorized to work in the United States. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz, Middle School Program Director, at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to bring something you create that will demonstrate your understanding of the Montessori philosophy. Your availability for full-time work must start in mid-August.


Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley (7/31) - Multiple Positions


Montessori Family School is a well-established AMS affiliated Montessori preschool providing education to children in the bay area for over 30 years. We create a harmonious and peaceful space by valuing our teachers, parents, administration, and children. We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a warm, collaborative approach to education. 


1. Early Childhood Head Teacher
Opening for 2017-18

3- 6-year-old Montessori classroom

Professional qualities include:
* AMS or AMI Montessori Primary certification
* Bachelor's degree
* 3 years head classroom teacher experience
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Experience managing an assistant teacher or in leadership
* Significant experience working with preschool age children
* Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children

Desirable personal qualities include:
* A love for children and a desire to meet all students' needs
* Collaborative approach to decision making
* Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
* An intellectually curious lifelong learner with a sincere passion for Montessori education
* Flexible and resilient with a down-to-earth, hands-on style
* A healthy and well-developed sense of humor

Compensation:
We offer competitive salaries. This is a full-time, benefited position, M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to include some weekends with summers off. 

To Apply
You must be authorized to work in the United States. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood at Shawna@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to bring something you create that will demonstrate your understanding of the Montessori philosophy,



2. Early Childhood Assistant Teacher
Opening for 2017-18
3-6-year-old Montessori classroom

With the guidance and direction from the Head Teacher, the Assistant Teacher is responsible for classroom management, presenting lessons, preparing curriculum, preparing the environment, providing lunch and recess coverage, and performing various administrative tasks such as writing reports, checking work, and communicating with parents.


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education. Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about Montessori approach to education are essential. Other professional qualities include:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Significant experience working with preschool children.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 6 early childhood units
  • Solid computer skills and Montessori 3-6 training and experience are preferred but not required.


Desirable personal qualities include:

  • A love of children and a desire to meet all students' needs.
  • A collaborative, team-oriented approach to decision-making.
  • Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment.
  • An intellectually curious lifelong learner with a sincere passion for Montessori education.
  • Flexible and resilient with a down-to-earth, hands-on style.
  • A healthy and well-developed sense of humor.


Compensation
Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.


To Apply
You must be authorized to work in the United States. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood at Shawna@montessorifamily.com.


Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Diablo Valley Montessori School, Lafayette (7/31)


Diablo Valley Montessori School in Lafayette, CA is looking for three assistant teachers to work with children 3 - 36 months, in our Infant/Toddler program. We are seeking  warm, enthusiastic individuals with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.  


Applicants should have deep love and respect for children and a desire to provide an educational environment that allows for freedom within limits and encourages each child's unique abilities and gifts.


Infant/Toddler Assistants Required:

·        12 ECE Units
·        Classroom experience with young children a plus
·        Fluent in written and spoken English
·        Live Scan clearance
·        TB clearance/required vaccinations, MMR, DTAP
·        Ability to move with ease through the classroom, get on the floor with children and lift up to 40 pounds

The hourly rate ranges from $15 to $18.00 with generous holiday pay, vacation/sick time, & health care contribution. Applicants should provide cover letter, resume, and transcripts to ssmith@dvms.org.


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Grand Lake Montessori, Oakland (7/31)


Assistant for Montessori Elementary Classroom (age 6-12)


Grand Lake Montessori, founded in 1978, is a neighborhood school in Oakland, California, serving approximately 175 families. Our school has two toddler and six primary environments, and one 6-12 Elementary classroom. We have an inclusive, close-knit professional community that values the diversity and perspectives offered in the vibrant city of Oakland. Our Elementary classroom, going into it's second year has a strong and supportive community of founding parents who are highly committed to Montessori elementary education as well as a robust classroom culture among the students, making an inspiring learning environment for teachers.


The primary role of an Assistant in a Montessori Elementary classroom is to support the classroom through the preparation of the environment, observation, and the maintenance of the classroom under the direction of the lead teacher.


An ideal candidate would have the following qualities:

  • Highly motivated
  • Passion/commitment for education
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team and to collaborate with other members
  • Experience working with elementary age children
  • Montessori experience prefered, but not required
  • Professional and punctual
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students and families
  • Ability to take direction from the lead teacher
  • Special interest or skills (sewing, language, music, art, sports, etc.) a plus.  


We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a passion for education to join our 6-12 Elementary classroom as an Assistant to start in August 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year. Benefits for full time staff include paid vacation, paid holidays, dental and health insurance, as well as a retirement benefit.


Please send resume and cover letter to: employment@grandlakemontessori.com
Grand Lake Montessori
466 Chetwood Street
Oakland, CA 94610
www.grandlakemontessori.com


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Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek (7/20)


Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings for Garden/Environmental Education Instructor 30-35 hours/week. Over the past 14 years, we have developed a well-managed and beautiful organic student garden on site throughout environmental education classes. We hope to continue this growth.


Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators who support that commitment. Candidates must be comfortable working with groups of 20-25 students outside for extended blocks of time. A passion for and knowledge of environmental concerns is crucial. Communication skills are an important part of the work at our school.


Responsibilities:
Instructing students in groups of 20-25.
Care of the garden and leading weekend garden work parties as needed.


Qualifications:
Environment education experience
Knowledge of plants and organic gardening techniques
Previous experience working with children ages 6-14.
Authorized to work in the United States


Benefits:                                                                                                                            
Salary based on experience and credentials                                                                        
School Contributes to Health, Dental, Vision insurance
Supportive and welcoming work environment


Contact: Michelle Hammons - michelle@eaglepeak.org


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Golden Oak Montessori, Castro Valley (7/20)


Seeking Assistant Teacher
Golden Oak Montessori, a first through eighth grade public charter school located in Castro Valley, CA (San Francisco Bay Area), is seeking to fill an opening for a full-time Assistant Teacher starting in August 2017. Elementary and/or Montessori classroom experience preferred. To apply, please submit a letter of introduction and a resume to info@goldenoakmontessori.org.


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Brush Creek Montessori School, Santa Rosa (7/13)


Seeking an experienced, energetic, caring and dedicated Head Teacher/Guide for the 2017/18 school year with potential for long term position at an established school on a beautiful 3 acre campus in the heart of Santa Rosa.


Teacher Requirements:
-Experience with/love of children
-Documentation of 12 ECE units
-Certification in AMS, AMI or other  MACTE approved Montessori training
-Ability to give directions and multi-task
-Excellent communication skills with students, faculty and parents
-Collaborative, team oriented style of working
-Energetic, reliable and patient
-Minimum of 2 years experience in a Montessori setting
-New hires will be required to submit to a Live Scan criminal background clearance and to provide a clear TB test and health screen. Immunizations must be up to date as per SB792.


Job duties will include:
-Setting up, cleaning and maintaining the learning environment
-Supervising children and attending to their physical and emotional safety
-Observing children in their daily routines and guiding when needed with appropriate Montessori materials
-Participating in all staff meetings, conferences and school-wide events
-Working collaboratively to create positive relationships with teachers, parents and students
-Maintaining an approved record-keeping system for all students in care


Our school:
-Established in 1973 as a Montessori Elementary, adding Primary, Toddler and Adolescent Programs
-American Montessori Society (AMS) and Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) affiliated
-Beautiful campus near HWY 12 in Santa Rosa with Toddler, Preschool, Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary programs, with Adolescent program planned for the near future
-Competitive salary, continued education opportunities, paid vacations


Send resume to:
Jed Burchett, Head of School
admin@bcmontessori.org
Brush Creek Montessori School
1569 Brush Creek Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
T: 707-539-7980
F: 707-539-7549
www.bcmontessori.org


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Rising Star, Alameda (7/13)


Well - Established Early Childhood Program in Alameda currently seeking several full and part time staff positions:
Respond to: info@risingstarschool.org 

ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITIONS: (SEVERAL POSITIONS ARE OPEN)


(10:00 - 6:00) or as directed
Between the hours of 10:00 am until 6:00 pm Monday-Friday, or hours as directed)
Responsibilities include supervising lunch, nap time and working in our Extended Care Program.


Montessori Classroom Assistant Teachers:
Details:
Monday - Friday 8:30 -- 5:00, or as directed.
Responsibilities include assisting the Head Teacher in the running of the Montessori Classroom. Additional requirements include coursework in Montessori PracticalLife and Sensorial. This can also be an internship position for Montessori traininginterns.
Please review the qualifications carefully before sending your resume. We need the ECE units!


Qualified candidates MUST:
****Have a minimum of 12 ECE units including: Child Development, Family, Child & Community, and Curriculum for Early Childhood. (For all positions) Official transcript and diplomas are required for pay verification.
****Fluent in English: reading, writing, and speaking - be comfortable speaking with parents.
****Prefer Montessori classroom experience and willingness to learn Montessori practices and philosophy.
****Have "presence"; in a classroom or program and can effectively lead a group of up to 12 students.
****Have the physical fitness needed for this demanding but rewarding job. (carry 20 pounds)
****Prefer prior experience in the job for you which you are applying: in a Montessori preschool classroom.
****Have a warm and engaging personality and ability to relate to children.
****Need CPR certification/First Aid Training. Live- Scan fingerprints / Criminal background check /
****Authorized to work in the US.
****Current TB test and current Health Report.
****Will need to provide 3 professional references.


Our benefits package includes medical and paid time off days. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and our pay scale. Please email your resume and letter of introduction. Please specify which position you are applying for. Please list child development coursework completed in your resume. Candidates must be available for an in-person interview. info@risingstarschool.org


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Montessori Family School, East Bay (7/13) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS


Montessori Family School is a well-established AMS affiliated Montessori preschool providing education to children in the bay area for over 30 years. We create a harmonious and peaceful space by valuing our teachers, parents, administration, and children. We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a warm, collaborative approach to education.


1.  Childhood Head Teacher
Opening for 2017-18 School Year in a 3- 6-year- old Montessori classroom


Professional qualities include:
* AMS or AMI Montessori Primary certification
* Bachelor's degree
* 3 years head classroom teacher experience
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Experience managing an assistant teacher or in leadership
* Significant experience working with preschool age children
* Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children


Desirable personal qualities include:
* A love for children and a desire to meet all students'; needs
* Collaborative approach to decision making
* Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
* An intellectually curious lifelong learner with a sincere passion for Montessori education
* Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
* A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation: We offer competitive salaries. This is a full-time, benefited position, M-F 8 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
 to include some weekends with summers off.


To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood at Shawna@montessorifamily.com. We will only be able to reply to applicants with the above listed qualifications who also include a cover letter. Thank you!


2. Early Childhood After School Assistant Teacher
Opening 2017 - 2018 School Year


Our after school program serves our preschool. The after school assistant teacher is responsible for preparing a warm and safe indoor and outdoor environment that is orderly, clean and appealing, and permits the child to grow, explore and learn from his/her activity.


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education.

He or she must have the ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children, a high degree of emotional maturity and stability, and the good judgment to handle a crisis should it occur.

Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about the Montessori approach to education are essential.


Professional qualifications include:

  • 12 Early Childhood Education units including Child Family Community and Child Development
  • 8 hour Child, Health and Safety class
  • Significant experience working with preschool age children
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children


Desirable personal qualities include:

  • A love of children and a desire to meet all students' needs
  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach to decision-making
  • Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
  • Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
  • A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries. Job hours are M-F, 12:30 - 6 p.m. $19 an hour. To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood, at shawna@montessorifamily.com.


3. Montessori Family School Preschool Substitute Teacher


We are currently looking for substitute teachers to work at our Early Childhood Campus in Berkeley starting now. Substitute teachers would be working in one of our Montessori classrooms with children ranging in age from 3 to 6 and would receive work on an on-call basis.


Compensation is $19 per hour for teachers with AMS and/or AMI certification, and $18 for those without the certification. Requirements: Previous experience working with children is required. Must meet licensing requirements of 6 - 12 early childhood units. Montessori experience is a plus.


Only candidates with the above requirements will be considered. We regret that we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please email your resume to shawna@montessorifamily.com.
Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employee


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Montessori in Motion, San Rafael (7/13)


Montessori in Motion located in the Terra Linda area of San Rafael is looking to hire an assistant teacher for the primary 3-6 classroom. We are seeking a team player, who is a self starter, creative, energetic, and a professional who enjoys working with young children. Each candidate must have a respectful, nurturing, and loving spirit, (and a love for Montessori education-we are happy to train an interested teacher)


Teaching position: Fall 2017/18 school year/beginning Aug. 21, 2017-year round school: Monday -Friday 8:30-3:00


Teacher Qualifications:
Documentation of 12 ECE units
3 ECE Administration units or willing to acquire
Montessori Certification desired but not required
A minimum of one year teaching experience in a preschool classroom.
Able to take direction from lead teachers and adapt to their teaching style
Able to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in our busy school environment.
CPR and First Aid Certified, TB test, immunizations (MMR, Pertussis, Flu) Fingerprint and Criminal background check
Must be able to lift and move up to 30 pounds (children) reach, bend, squat, and kneel.


Job Responsibilities
Planning and setting up the learning environment
Supervising children and attending to their everyday needs physically and emotionally
Observing children in their daily routines and guiding them when needed
Maintaining positive relationships with the teachers, parents, and children/excellent written and verbal communication
Prepare snack, art projects, and assist when needed
Assisting in the cleaning and maintaining the classroom/school environment


Compensation: D.O.E.


Benefits: paid holidays, sick days, and option to join our Kaiser medical plan


If you are interested in joining our professional teaching team, please send a cover letter and resume to info@montessoriinmotion.com


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Hammer Montessori, San Jose (7/13)


Do you want to inspire today's students to be the thinkers, leaders, and creators of tomorrow? Hammer Montessori Elementary School is looking for Montessori teachers trained to work with kids from 5-12 years old in a public Montessori magnet program in San José Unified School District.


This year, Hammer Montessori celebrated its 20th anniversary in the Willow Glen neighborhood. Our innovative program enjoys strong support from the community, and we'd be excited to welcome you to our family. Please apply on EdJoin or contact Principal Lynn Belmonte at lbelmonte@sjusd.org.  We look forward to hearing from you!


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Urban Montessori Charter School (UMCS), Oakland (7/13)


Urban Montessori Charter School (UMCS) seeks experienced, hard-working, and high-achieving Lead Teachers for our Oakland-based Montessori public charter school. We are currently operating as a TK-7 school and growing into a TK-8 school (over the next two years).


Lead Teachers are responsible for leading the implementation of the instructional program and work in collaboration with their Support Teachers, the Head of School, and the UMCS community to create a child-centered, powerful educational experience for Urban Montessori's children.


QUALIFICATIONS
Education and/or Experience -
* Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university; and at least 5 years of successful teaching in age group assigned in a Montessori classroom in an urban setting
* Montessori certification and training (with appropriate documentation)
* California Multiple Subject credential or eligible for an intern California Multiple Subject Credential


Expectations -
* Strong alignment with UMCS mission
* Problem-solver a must
* Growth mindset a must
* Professional, prompt, punctuality a must
* Strong understanding of Montessori methods and able to effectively integrate other best practices with the Montessori method
* Strong understanding of how to use multiple forms of assessment in informing and driving instruction and individualized student supports
* Able to build immediate and caring rapport with children of all ages; strong understanding of child development and adolescent development
* Passion for teaching and working with students from urban communities, with specific knowledge and understanding of the needs of students from different experiences, languages and backgrounds
* Able to work in a creative and demanding learning environment, including the ability to problem-solve and manage ambiguity and adversity
* Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
* Computer literate and able to acquire new technology skills
* Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills; high sense of commitment; ability to work as part of a team


Specific responsibilities -
* Establishes an inspiring classroom setting that is organized and engaging, with systems and procedures that manage student behavior, movement, and learning
* Takes leadership in guiding a support teacher; ensures all adults are maximized in the classroom
* Establishes a powerful classroom culture where children have high expectations for themselves and for others, are self-motivated and self-directed, have pride in themselves and in their community, care about themselves and their community, and where children value and love learning
* Develops and implements individualized learning plans, small and whole group lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with UMCS instructional guidelines
* Assesses students regularly in accordance with UMCS guidelines, examines student assessment data, and refines learning plans to differentiate instruction for each student
* Collaborate with UMCS team members to improve own and others' instructional practices; shares best practices
* Provides students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress; finds ways to involve parents/guardians in their students' education
* Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Urban Montessori's mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior


APPLICATION PROCESS -
Please submit your cover letter and resume to employment@urbanmontessori.org


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Rainbow Montessori, Sunnyvale (7/13)


Applicants can email sandra@rainbow-montessori.com


Preschool Director
The Director is responsible for overseeing the staff and the day-to-day operations of the facility, ensuring the safety of all children at the site and maintaining licensing requirements with Community Care Licensing.  The Director has administrative and leadership responsibilities for parent communications, program evaluation, and supervision of teaching staff.  Additionally, the Director observes, advises and mentors the faculty in Montessori methodology, and oversees all aspects of the early childhood program including curriculum, classroom schedules, record keeping, and the overall classroom and school environments.


Qualifications:
1.  Montessori primary teaching credential
2. Bachelor's degree required, Masters preferred.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
4. Strong supervision and leadership skills
5. Proven ability to think creatively and work collaboratively
6. Demonstrated commitment to the school's mission and Montessori philosophy
7. Must meet Early Childhood Education requirements for California Community Care Licensing


Sandra Kiss
HR Director
Rainbow Montessori
1290 Kifer Road, Suite #303
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
408-329-6604 office
408-727-4741 fax


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Centennial Montessori School, San Mateo (7/5)


Elementary Assistant for AMI Montessori Classroom


Centennial Montessori School is a small but close-knit community of children, staff, and parents.  We are AMI recognized for 0-12 years old and are and located just 20 miles south of San Francisco.  As an established but growing school, we welcome applications for an assistant for our Elementary class (6 to 12 years old).


The assistant in a Montessori classroom has duties ranging from preparing the classroom environment and cleaning up after class, supervising the children, taking on special projects, chaperoning day trips of small groups of children, and daily work as directed by the lead Montessori teacher.


The ideal candidate is nurturing, confident, enthusiastic, compassionate, and passionate about children.  He/she takes direction well to faithfully implement the AMI philosophy.   Assistant candidates would have experience with 6 to 12 year old children and some understanding and an interest in the Montessori philosophy.  AMI training is not required, but this is an ideal situation for someone in training to be an AMI Elementary teacher. Our lead guide is an experienced and wonderful person to learn from!  A candidate with some area of specialty or interest (language, music, art, sports, tinkering, etc.) would be a positive addition to the class.  


Please visit our website at www.centennialmontessori.org to learn more about our school and the school philosophy.
We offer health benefits, dental benefits, a 401K plan and opportunities for professional and personal development.


Start Date: August 2017
This position is full time.
Please send a resume and cover letter by email preferably to:
Kristi McAlister
Director
Centennial Montessori School
27 Tenth Ave., San Mateo, CA 94401
email: kristi@centennialmontessori.org


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East Bay Montessori Training (EBMT), Fremont, CA (7/5)


"Preparing Next Generation of Montessori Educators"
East Bay Montessori Training (EBMT) is currently seeking interested Course Instructors to join our passionate and talented team for the program cycle 2017-2019. EBMT is an undergraduate Montessori Teacher Education Program that currently offers a year-round Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Credential Course designed to accommodate and support adult learners balancing professional and family responsibilities while building a career in Montessori education. EBMT is conveniently located minutes away from Newark and Highway 880, and only 30 minutes from San Francisco. We pride ourselves with a positive and professional environment, and a team-oriented philosophy.


EBMT has an immediate opening for Language Arts Instructor who has a passion for the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy.


Applicants are required to have the following qualifications:
o A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or its equivalent
o Professional portfolio that documents educational achievement for non-Bachelor's degree
o Current AMS membership
o Evidence of 30 hours of continuing professional development
o Teaching experience with adults
o Documented evidence or proof of expertise and experience
o A recognized Montessori credential at the EC level of instruction
o Three or more years of teaching experience with children in a Montessori classroom following receipt of the credential at the EC level of instruction
o Ability to prepare a course syllabus and teaching plans
o Good verbal and written communication skills
o Ability to prepare and create materials for the course

Benefits: EBMT offers a competitive salary commensurate with the credentials and experience of applicants.
Please send resume, cover letter and three letters of reference to kiran@eastbaymt.com.
Contact Information: Phone: (510)- 474-3049 Fax: (510)- 279-5938
Email: info@eastbaymt.com
Website: www.eastbaymt.com
4511 Peralta Blvd. Fremont, CA 94536



June 2017


Rising Star Montessori. Alameda (6/30)


Respond to: resume@risingstarschool.org


Well - Established Early Childhood Program in Alameda currently seeking several full and part time staff positions: Spanish resource,  Physical Ed and Motor Fitness, and classroom assistant positions  IMMEDIATELY   (These positions can be combined with assistant teacher duties)


ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITIONS:


(SEVERAL POSITIONS ARE OPEN)
(8:30-5:00)   or as directed
(10:00 - 6:00)  or as directed
Between the hours of 10:00 am until 6:00 pm Monday-Friday,  or hours as directed)
Responsibilities include supervising lunch, nap time and working in our Extended Care Program.


Montessori Classroom Assistant Teachers:


Details:  
Monday - Friday 8:30 -- 5:00, or as directed.
Responsibilities include assisting the Head Teacher in the running of the Montessori Classroom. Additional requirements include coursework in Montessori Practical Life and Sensorial.  This can also be an internship position for Montessori training interns.
Please review the qualifications carefully before sending your resume.   We need the ECE units!


Qualified candidates MUST:
***Have a minimum of 12 ECE units including:  Child Development, Family, Child & Community, and Curriculum for Early Childhood. (For all positions)  Official transcript and diplomas are required for pay verification.
****Fluent in English: reading, writing, and speaking - be comfortable speaking with parents.
****Prefer Montessori classroom experience and willingness to learn Montessori practices and philosophy.
****Have "presence" in a classroom or program and can effectively lead a group of up to 12 students.
****Have the physical fitness needed for this demanding but rewarding job. (carry 20 pounds)
****Prefer prior experience in the job for you which you are applying:  in a Montessori preschool classroom.
****Have a warm and engaging personality and ability to relate to children.
****Need CPR certification/First Aid Training. Live- Scan fingerprints  / Criminal background check /
****Authorized to work in the US.
****Current TB test and current Health Report.
****Will need to provide 3 professional references.


Our benefits package includes medical and paid time off days. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and our pay scale.


Please email your resume and letter of introduction. Please specify which position you are applying for. Please list child development coursework completed in your resume. Candidates must be available for an in-person interview.


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Golden Oak Montessori, Castro Valley (6/29)


Golden Oak Montessori, a first through eighth grade public charter school located in Castro Valley, CA (San Francisco Bay Area) is seeking to fill an opening for a full-time Upper Elementary Teacher.


The class of 24 students is comprised of 4th, 5th and 6th graders. There is a full-time classroom assistant. Curriculum is Common Core standards based using Montessori methods and materials. Bachelor's degree and Montessori training with teaching experience in Montessori setting preferred. Eligibility for California State Teaching Certificate required.


How to Apply: Please submit the following items to info@goldenoakmontessori.org
- Letter of Introduction
- Resume
Official transcripts, Credentials and diplomas as well as certificate of clearance (TB and First Aid) will be required prior to contract.

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Pear Tree Community School, Oakland (6/29)


Lead T/K Teacher
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $38,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year
We are looking for a dynamic, self starter, to lead our TK/K Classroom.  
We offer 6 weeks of paid vacation during our closure dates.
Pear Tree Community School is a dynamic elementary school located within 25 acres in the Oakland Hills. We offer grades TK- 3, and will eventually grow through the 8th grade. Our class sizes are small, 11-15 students per class. Each classroom has one Lead Teacher and one Aide. We offer several enrichments, including computer, Spanish, gardening, art, music, PE, and Library.  

MUST BE ABLE TO START no later than 8/28


The ideal candidate will have:
Montessori Credential (ages 3-6) or (6-9) and some experience teaching in a Montessori classroom.
Have at least 12 units in Child Development
Be able to prepare monthly newsletters, weekly "what did we do" reports, and have the ability to incorporate the school philosophy.
Be prepared with curriculum and materials each week.
High level of Professionalism
* Spanish speaking is a plusMust have current CPR/First Aid certification, official transcripts, proof of LiveScan fingerprinting, current TB test, and a clean background check.


Apply To:
Michele Hamilton
info@peartreecs.com
www.peartreecs.com


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (6/29)


Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 155 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Our mixed-age LE classroom serves approximately 24 students, ages 6-9, in two adjoining rooms overlooking the play yard, from our hilltop school with a stunning view of the Bay. As the Head Teacher, you will work with and mentor the Assistant Teacher while at the same time you will remain responsible for presenting lessons, developing and maintaining an engaging curriculum, preparing the environment, providing lunch and recess coverage, and performing various administrative, communicating with the others about the students and the program.


We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach along with a Bachelor's degree and strong communication skills. We seek Montessori training, culminating in a credential.


Other professional qualities include:
1. Bachelor's degree with strong written and verbal communication skills;
2. Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
3. Experience working with lower elementary-aged children
4. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the Ts and dotting the  Is, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while at the same time juggling
multiple priorities with calm.
5. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.


Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A love of children and a deep respect for their capabilities.
2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
3. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
4. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned; as the best part of any job description.
5. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.


We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.
If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to present a lesson to students and observers. Your availability for full-time work must start in early August.


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (6/29)


Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 155 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Our early adolescent Montessori program serves grades 7 and 8. The Middle School uses the Montessori pedagogy as our framework, promoting autonomy and independence for the learners in a way that often looks anything but traditional. Along the way, you understand the unique growth possibilities of the early adolescent and that the learning is theirs and your task is to guide.


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach. Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about Montessori approach to education are essential. Other professional qualities include:
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Experience working with early adolescents; Montessori secondary training and experience are preferred but not required.
3. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
4. Solid computer skills.
4. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the Ts and dotting the  Is, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while at the same time juggling
6. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.


Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A deep appreciation for the adolescent experience.
2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
3. A strong background in math and science.
4. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
5. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned; as the best part of any job description.
6. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.
7. A keen sense of humor.


We offer competitive benefits.
If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz, Middle School Program Director, at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to bring something you create that demonstrates your understanding of the Montessori philosophy.


Your availability for full-time work must start in early August.

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Sage Montessori, San Francisco (6/21)


Part-time Toddler teacher


Sage Montessori, a family child-care in San Francisco, is in need of a part-time certified Montessori teacher. French proficiency is a strong advantage. Kindly send your resume to zoe@sagemontessorisf.com

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Healdsburg Montessori Preschool, Healdsberg (6/21)


Healdsburg Montessori Preschool seeks a professional, energetic, loving and dedicated assistant teacher with an enthusiastic team spirit to assume a role in its primary 3-6 year old program. We are located in downtown Healdsburg in the Sonoma County. Our school is minutes from the historical town square and located on a beautiful creek.


Required Qualifications:
*12 Early Childhood Education units.
*At least one year working with children in an early childhood classroom.
*Familiarity with the Montessori method and peace education.
* Ability to lead circle activities (music, dance, yoga, games, rhymes, stories) with both small and large groups of children.
*Ability to develop and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum for 3-6 year olds. *Ability to do lesson plans and art projects
*Ability to develop student portfolios and conduct authentic assessment strategies in the classroom. Desired Qualifications:
*Montessori Credential or Training (AMS, AMI, MACTE).


The candidate will be a member of a teaching wonderful teachers. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be organized and efficient, and take part in the daily routine and maintenance of running a school. Salary is competitive. Benefits include: vacation pay, medical and a robust continued tuition support program. To Apply: Please visit us on the web at - http://www.healdsburgmontessori.com/ to learn more about our school. This position is approximately 20 -35 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Please apply for this position, please send resume, cover letter and relevant references sarah@healdsburgmontessori.com


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Guiding Light Montessori, Pleasant Hill (6/21)


Guiding Light Montessori was established in 2013 from a Graduate of Saint Mary's College, Justina (Morrone) Staley. She created the environment from ground up and it has become a growing program in the Pleasant Hill area. It is a licensed facility for up to 14 children. This position requires knowledge of Montessori philosophy, preferably currently enrolled in a training program or current trained primary teacher.


Will need the following requirements:
TB test LiveScan by Community Care Licensing - will provide if needed
Immunizations - flu shot, MMR, Pertussis (DTAP), Whooping Cough CPR Certified - will provide if needed
Criminal background cleared by Community Care Licensing - will provide form for submittal

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Present Montessori materials Maintain prepared environment
Supervise outdoor play
Create extensions
Observe and record children's work


Desired start date is July 10th. Can begin earlier to finish up the school year if applicable (Immediate through June 30th) Please send resume to
justina@guidinglightmontessori.org


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Oak Run Elementary, Oak Run (6/21)


Seeking Primary & Upper Elementary/Adolescent teachers and Principal/Superintendent/Special Education Teacher


Oak Run Elementary, a public Montessori school, is seeking dynamic, innovative, experienced, resourceful, and passionate Montessorians to join our team! We have openings for lead teachers at the Primary & Upper Elementary/Adolescent levels for the 2017-18 school year. Both positions are great co-teaching arrangements with AMI and CA state credentialed teachers as well as small class sizes. We also are seeking a Principal/Superintendent/Special Education Teacher who holds at minimum a Tier I  administrative credential as well as a special education credential.
What a unique and exciting opportunity to further Montessori in the public sector and collaboratively create a holistic, joyful learning environment in which children and adults alike grow and flourish! You will be working alongside a Montessori-trained program director as well as a highly supportive school board, parents, and community members. You will have a fully equipped classroom, with the full array of Montessori materials.


Oak Run is an extremely tight-knit, family-oriented community that has a 'one-room school house' feel. Next year's projected enrollment is currently about 80 students Preschool-8th grade. Oak Run has a flourishing organic gardening and farm-to-fork program, including chickens and a large greenhouse, which help feed all students and staff organic breakfast and lunch everyday!


In addition to fully adopting and implementing an authentic Montessori program, Oak Run will also be starting a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program that is embedded in an outdoor-environmental education context. Last year we started a paleo-technics (a.k.a. ancestral or wilderness survival skills) program. We also sent our 4th-8th grade students to the MOSAIC Project week-long camp last spring. The MOSAIC social justice, conflict resolution, and character development curriculum is the foundation for our peace education, and the 4th-8th graders will be leading the implementation of it school-wide this coming year. Oak Run also has a well-funded, strong Visual & Performing Arts program and will be starting foreign language (Spanish) enrichment next year.


Oak Run is nestled in the foothills of Shasta County, 25 miles east of Redding, near Lassen Volcanic National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake, and the Trinity Alps Wilderness. This area offers a multitude of outdoor recreation endeavors from world-class fishing, mountain-biking, snow skiing, hiking, backpacking, camping, boating, water sports, birding, and rock climbing.


Applicants must hold an AMS or AMI Montessori credential for the level for which they are applying, in addition to a CA Multiple Subjects state credential (or be willing and able to start a state credential program upon hiring). Only applicants with an AMS or AMI Montessori credential will be considered.


Oak Run offers a competitive salary commensurate with the credentials & experience of candidates, as well as health & retirement benefits. We also strongly support professional development opportunities.


Please contact Cristan Norman at (530) 941-5109 or cnorman@oakrunschool.org with any questions. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, references, copies of both Montessori & CA Multiple Subjects Credentials, & 2 current letters of recommendation to cnorman@oakrunschool.org or:
Oak Run Elementary, a Public Montessori School
27625 Oak Run to Fern Road
Oak Run, CA 96069


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Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (6/21)


Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is seeking highly qualified candidates for a Kindergarten teacher (Montessori) for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning August 1, 2017.  


Organization Overview
Founded in 1898, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton is an independent, coeducational Catholic school as interpreted and lived by the Society of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ). Our mission is to cultivate in our students a personal and active faith in God and to lay the foundation for a meaningful life.   SHS is comprised of two divisions:  SHS Preschool through Middle School (P-8), and Sacred Heart Preparatory (SHP) for grades nine through twelve.  


Located on a beautiful 64-acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area, SHS is one of 23 schools in the U.S. Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. SHS employs over 300 full- and part-time women and men with a strong commitment to diversity.  Nearly 25% of the 1,000+ students are students of color; 30% of the student body receives need-based tuition assistance; many graduating seniors earn recognition in the National Merit Scholarship program; 100% of our graduates are accepted into four-year colleges.  For more information about our school please visit SHS Fast Facts


Summary of Position
Successful candidates will be able to teach kindergarten in the Montessori style.  In addition to stellar teaching skills, an ideal candidate will possess a high level of emotional intelligence, a gentle and caring attitude and most important, a willingness to collaborate with a dynamic team of engaged educators.  A healthy sense of humor is always a plus!  For a complete job description please go to SHS Career Page and look under the Preschool/Kindergarten heading for the 2017-18 Kindergarten posting.


https://www.shschools.org


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Growing Light Montessori School of Lafayette, Lafayette (6/14)


Growing Light Montessori School (GLMS) is opening a new campus in Lafayette this August.  
GLMSL is seeking a new Toddler Head Teacher to join their friendly and supportive staff.  This small class of 12-14  18months - 30 months old children has a trained assistant.


The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8am - 1pm or 8am-3pm, plus staff events.


Requirements:  
must love and enjoy small children, have Preschool Montessori Training Certificate along with 12 ECE units, fingerprint and health clearance, and a minimum of 2 years of experience.


Competitive salary, including vacation and holiday pay, plus personal time off.
Please send your resume to Rachel at rachd@growinglight.net.

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Fountainhead Montessori, Dublin (6/14)


Fountainhead has been dedicated to the education of children in an environment designed to stimulate and develop the child's love of learning since 1972. Fountainhead has a state of the art facility that serves students 18 months through 6th grade.


We are currently seeking a fully-qualified AMS or AMI Lower and/or Upper Elementary Teachers for its growing Elementary program. This position is full-time and would begin in the Fall of 2017. 10-12 month employment- applicant choice.


Candidates must have an AMS or AMI Elementary Montessori Certification. Prior experience in the classroom is required. Generous compensation package. Fountainhead offers 100% paid benefits: health, dental, and life insurance. We also offer paid holidays and a rich vacation package.


Fountainhead also offers up to $1,000/year in petty cash for classroom needs and $1,000/year toward continuing education. 


Find out more about us at www.fms.org. Please send resumes to jobs@fms.org
 
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Montessori House of Children (6/14)


Montessori House of Children in the heart of San Francisco seeks exceptional AMS certified teacher to join our unique community. Our year-round program consists of a diverse community of families and educators. We seek to establish and maintain a positive and prepared Montessori environment to support each child to reach their fullest potential.


Essential qualities:

Commitment to developmentally appropriate practice for children 3 to 6 years in the Montessori tradition.

The daily maintenance of a respectful and cooperative atmosphere.

A strong understanding and implementation of the Montessori method with the ability to share knowledge with current and future families.

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Flexibility to work with children enrolling throughout the year.

Confidence working with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures.

Ability to develop classroom setting that is organized and engaging. Comfortable with all written communication and documentation. Embraces parent involvement in classroom.


Minimum requirements:

CPR and First Aid Certification.

3+ years as Lead Teacher in a Montessori classroom.

12+ ECE credits.


Positions are full-time, year-round with three weeks paid vacation, school holidays, and PTO. We offer health insurance, 401K, and a competitive salary.
Please provide a cover letter and three references.  Email: info@montessorisf.net


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University Heights Montessori Children's Center (UHMCC), Menlo Park (6/14)


Montessori Teacher or Intern University Heights Montessori Children's Center (UHMCC) is a year around state-licensed Montessori preschool serving children from the ages of 2 to 6 years. UHMCC has been in existence since 1989 and we have a well-established and great reputation in the community for educating children in the Menlo Park and Palo Alto area. Our goal is to provide a fun and loving environment for all of our students, their families and our entire teaching staff. 


We have an immediate opening for a Montessori preschool teacher in our Montessori Two's classroom who has a passion for the Montessori philosophy and for working with young children who are two years of age. UHMCC offers a warm and nurturing environment with a positive employee culture. We believe that it is important for teachers to work as a team. We promote a cohesive working environment where everyone happily works together to successfully create a positive and loving learning environment for all of our students.


We are seeking interested applicants who have a Montessori diploma, have a Early Childhood Montessori Teacher Credential, have experience working in a Montessori classroom or a Montessori Intern who is in the process of obtaining their certificate.


Position Hours:
7:45 am to 1:30 pm or 8:15 am to 1:15 pm or 8:15 am to 3:15 pm


Applicants are required to have:
A minimum of 12 Early Childhood (ECE) Units
AA/AS or higher degree in Child Development
Successfully pass state/federal fingerprint clearance, background check, health screening and TB Test
Flexible schedule to work extra hours when necessary
Good verbal and written communication skills
Passion for a career in teaching and a love for working with children
Ability to work closely and positively with their peers/co-workers in a team environment.
Applicants responsibilities to include but not limited to:
Supervision of children at all times and ensuring the child's safety and well-being at all times
Prepare and organize materials/jobs on the shelves within the classroom
Plan lessons, songs and activities based on school curriculum when required
Provide assistance in the classroom where needed
Maintain cleanliness in the classroom and the work environment


Required experience:
Teaching: 1 year
Early Childhood Education: 1 year
Montessori: 1 year [Preferred]


UHMCC offers a competitive salary, great benefits package plus more... We would be delighted to have the opportunity to speak with you further to discuss your qualifications and interest in joining our wonderful teaching staff. We look forward to hearing from you! Contact by email myuhmcc@gmail.com and send a resume


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The Child Unique Montessori School, Alameda (6/6)


Lead Toddler Montessori Teacher Needed for Fall
The Child Unique Montessori School is a small, diverse, award-winning preschool that has 3 locations within the beautiful community of Alameda, California (only 20 minutes from San Francisco). We are searching for a certified Montessori Toddler Teacher for Fall 2017-18.  We offer a competitive salary package, health insurance, childcare discount and vacation pay.


Candidates should be warm, motivated, flexible and organized and committed to the standards of excellence according to the traditional Montessori principles and philosophy.  Please speak and write English fluently, possess good classroom management and planning skills and have a desire to work in a collaborative environment. At least 12 ECE units & Montessori Credential required (BA preferred. Spanish speaking a +). Must be authorized to work in the US.


Please submit resume and cover letter to agreatschool@gmail.com.

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Villa Montessori School, Cupertino (6/6) - TWO POSITIONS
 
Villa Montessori is a parent-run, non-profit, non-sectarian preschool that encourages independent, self-directed achievement. In turn this develops self-confidence and positive self-image for the child. Our school was established in 1964 and is affiliated with the North American Montessori Teachers Association and is a "Full Member School" with the American Montessori Society. Our Montessori credentialed teachers, together with parents of our students, form a closely bonded community. Our Montessori program focuses on strong fundamental academic preparation in language arts, science, mathematics, music, and coordination.

Villa Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.


Qualified applicants please send a cover letter and resume and references by email to admin@villamontessori.net
 
Preschool Director
 
Job Type: Full-time, Exempt Position


Qualifications:
Bachelor or higher degree in an accredited program
Holds Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or Program Director Permit
15 ECE semester units (or equivalent quarter units) with 3 in administration and supervision of child care and development programs
15 hours of Health and Safety training
Understand California Code of Regulations Title 22 Division 12 thoroughly
Familiar with the topics shown on workplace postings required by California and Federal regulations (minimum wage, meal and rest breaks, sick leave, family and medical leaves, etc.) is a plus.
Track records of excellent written and verbal communication skills
Track records of strong leadership and management skills
Track records of ability to prioritize and execute
Prior experience in teaching role at day care, kindergarten or elementary school level
Prior experience in adult supervision role
Prior experience in administrative role in day care, kindergarten or elementary school is desirable
Prior experience in Montessori school setting or holding Montessori certification (AMI or AMS) is a plus

Job Responsibilities:
Supervise the day-to-day operations
Fulfill and maintain licensing requirements in program, staff and facility
Recruit, hire, train, develop and discipline subordinates
Work with teachers to develop appropriate curriculums for students in various development stages
Conduct tours for prospective parents, enroll new students and interview new families
Execute programs and organize special activities
Track students' development progress and maintain communication with parents
Work cooperatively with all staff in providing safe, fun, interesting and enriching programs for students
Participate in marketing and development of business
Collaborate with the board of directors and staff to achieve organization's missions and vision

Benefits:
Competitive pay
IRA plan with employer matching contributions
Complimentary group term life insurance
Paid time off
Paid sick leaves
Medical allowance
Professional development allowance
Children tuition discount
Observed holidays and breaks per Cupertino Union School District schedule


Montessori Preschool Teacher
 
Villa Montessori is a parent-run, non-profit, non-sectarian preschool that encourages independent, self-directed achievement. In turn this develops self-confidence and positive self-image for the child. Our school was established in 1964 and is affiliated with the North American Montessori Teachers Association and is a "Full Member School" with the American Montessori Society. Our Montessori credentialed teachers, together with parents of our students, form a closely bonded community. Our Montessori program focuses on strong fundamental academic preparation in language arts, science, mathematics, music and coordination.
Job Type: Full-time, Non-Exempt Position
 
Qualifications:
AMS or AMI certification
15 ECE semester units (or equivalent quarter units) preferably in the following courses:
Child development
Child, Family and Community
Supervision and Administration

Must have at least 2 years working in a primary classroom
Must be able to pass the fingerprinting clearance and show proof of recent TB test and physical exam


Summary of Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Head Montessori Teacher, the Montessori Preschool Teacher is responsible for developing, implementing and carrying out a daily class plan designed to enrich students' lives by providing daily lesson plans which follow the established school curriculum and present to the student a motivated, effective and enriching learning opportunity.

Benefits:

Competitive pay
IRA plan with employer matching contributions
Complimentary group term life insurance
Paid time off
Paid sick leave
Medical allowance
Professional development allowance
Children tuition discount


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Roots and Wings Montessori, Woodside (6/2)


Are you creative, innovative and flexible? Do you have ideas that relate to your own life or views around education that you would like to explore in a Montessori teaching environment? Roots N Wings Montessori school in Redwood city is seeking a new faculty member effective immediately. We can create a job for either a Montessori assistant or a trained Montessori teacher. As a young school, we are continually expanding the activities that we offer the children. There is growth potential in art, gardening, cooking and our outdoor environment. We are looking for a teacher that is excited about teaching and enjoys working with children and adults. 


The Montessori philosophy works to develop independence, confidence and concentration in children. Our teaching philosophy is known to support the development of executive function. We want children to be happy and successful. Please see our website for additional information about the school and programs. 


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 hours of ECE. CPR training, current TB tests and some immunizations are required. Work experience in the field and knowledge of the Montessori method of teaching are beneficial, but not necessary. Additional training on the job will be provided. 


Only local candidates will be considered. Please send a cover letter that shows how you could be an asset to our school to Tracy Crawford at Director@RWMontessori.com


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Glen Oaks Montessori, Millbrae (6/2)


Position: Assistant Teacher
We are seeking a dedicated individual to work with us in our authentic Montessori program. Our school invites teachers who are passionate about Montessori philosophy and want to work in a peaceful, caring school. Candidates should have a desire to cultivate an environment that fosters a love of learning in our indoor and outdoor environments.


Glen Oaks Montessori is a well established early childhood program that is respected in the surrounding community.  Our school aims to develop the intellectual, emotional and social independence of the child in a nurturing and multicultural environment.  In addition to our Montessori curriculum, we have a strong peace education program as well as music, Spanish and gardening programs.  


The available position is for a Montessori trained 3-6 assistant teacher or intern teacher. All candidates must have strong communication skills, a healthy sense of humor and a desire to work within a team of teachers.

-Candidates must have 12 units of early childhood education, at least one year experience in a 3-6 year old classroom and an AMS or AMI credential is preferred.


This is permanent position that begin September 2017.  Salary is competitive and dependent on education and experience. Included are five weeks paid vacation, eight paid holidays, medical benefits and retirement plan for full time employee.


Qualified applicants please send cover letters and resumes to the school's founder, Lynette Caron, at lynettecaron@gmail.com.


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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (6/2)


Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.


Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.


1. We are searching for a Primary teacher in one of our two classrooms, who will be responsible for 18 children ages 2.9 to 5 with assistance from a co-teacher or intern. This space has inside/outside access with a deck overlooking our garden.


We require:
· AMI, AMS, or MACTE certification
· B.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field; an AA may be acceptable depending on the applicant's experience and references
· Several years of classroom experience
· Fingerprint clearance
We appreciate:
· Musical talent and other forms of creativity, patience, glowing references, collaboration, a great sense of humor, and most importantly:
·  A passion for working with young children


We offer:
·  Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
·  A contribution to health insurance
·  Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
·  Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
·  A generous pay range commensurate with education and experience
·  Cultural events that enhance the sense of school community


2. We are looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $19-23 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate.
Please only apply for this position if you have complete the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.


Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in these positions. 
We look forward to meeting you!


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Little Elephant Montessori School, Oakland (6/2)


Montessori Head Teacher (Oakland Rockridge/Claremont)
Compensation: Competitive Salary and Benefits based on Education and Experience employment type: full-time Little Elephant Montessori School, located in the heart of the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, is looking for a new Head Teacher for our Primary class (3-6yrs). This position will begin on July 1, 2016


Founded in 2003, Little Elephant is a well-established and much-loved part of the community. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, nurturing and experienced Montessori teacher to lead our main classroom. The position is full time Mon-Fri 8am-3:30pm with some evenings for staff meetings and parent events.


Successful applicants must have:
At least 12 ECE units
Certified Montessori Teaching credential
A minimum of five years of teaching experience
Infant/Child First aid/CPR
At least three professional references from work as a Montessori teacher, official transcripts, proof of LiveScan fingerprinting, and a clean background check.
Must be kind and dedicated to the children
Must have a common belief in our school core values (peace, kindness, building community, supporting creativity and passion for learning)
Must have excellent communication skills and speak English fluently


Little Elephant offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance. Full time employees receive six weeks of paid vacation during school holidays as well as days of personal time. Position is available July 1st, 2016 Please submit a cover letter and resume to natanya@littleelephant.net


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LePort Schools, Various Locations and Multiple Positions  (6/1)


Lower/Upper Elementary Teacher, ECE Primary Lead Teacher, After-school Enrichment (STEM/STEAM trained preferred).
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 2.6 to 12 years of age and located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers who are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications:
- Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families.
- Strong Verbal and written communication skills.
- AMS/AMI Certification.
- BS or BA, STEM/STEAM training and Master's Degree a plus (Elementary).
- ECE licensing 12 units, 1-2 years of prior teaching in a Montessori setting.
- CPR and First Aid Certification.
- Proactive decision maker.
- Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest.
- Creative, supportive of growth initiatives and team oriented.


Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to josie@napavalleymontessori.com with either ECE or Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!



May 2017


Napa Valley Montessori Learning Center, Napa (5/23)


Lower/Upper Elementary Teacher, ECE Primary Lead Teacher, After-school Enrichment (STEM/STEAM trained preferred).
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 2.6 to 12 years of age and located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers who are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications:
- Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families.
- Strong Verbal and written communication skills.
- AMS/AMI Certification.
- BS or BA, STEM/STEAM training and Master's Degree a plus (Elementary).
- ECE licensing 12 units, 1-2 years of prior teaching in a Montessori setting.
- CPR and First Aid Certification.
- Proactive decision maker.
- Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest.
- Creative, supportive of growth initiatives and team oriented.


Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to josie@napavalleymontessori.com with either ECE or Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!


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American International Montessori School, Berkeley (5/23)


Montessori Elementary Teacher
American International Montessori School applies Japanese and Mandarin language immersion to traditional Montessori methods. We strive to embody the Montessori philosophy of peace education through globalism and cultural exchange. Our team of experienced, dedicated Montessorians operates as an open-collective of innovative educators. AIM Elementary has a growing program of students from 1st through 6th year; ages 6 to 12.


We are seeking a Montessori credentialed Elementary teacher to welcome onto our team for the 2017-2018 academic year. This teacher will partner with the Elementary Team to further develop our holistic, whole child approach to multi-lingual Montessori education. This position is perfect for either a seasoned, or newly credentialed Montessorian with classroom experience.


Ideal Candidates should:
- have a warm, confident disposition and genuine enthusiasm for working both with students and parents to build a strong community
- be a team player: someone who enjoys collaborative work, has an open and empathetic demeanor, and excels and listening and communication
- have an appreciation and understanding of a multi-lingual and/or multi-cultural educational setting
-have Elementary Montessori credentials

For consideration, please e-mail cover letter and resume to elementary@AIMmontessori.com
Salary is commensurate with experience.
For more information about AIM, please visit  www.aimmontessori.com


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River Montessori Charter School (05/18)


Are you looking for more meaning in your life?  Are you ready to share your Montessori peace education passion with children in the public school community?


Established, public Montessori charter nestled between Petaluma's Schollenberger Wetlands Park and the Ellis Creek Water Plant and Affiliated Wetlands is a learning community where children are inspired to realize their academic, personal, and social potential to become global citizens.  River Montessori Charter School was founded in 2009 by a core group of families and community members who desired to bring Dr. Maria Montessori's Methodology into the public school community.


Just 40 minutes from San Francisco and Napa Valley, River Montessori has openings for elementary (upper, lower and primary) level teachers. Our founding goal is to promote and retain the Montessori philosophy and curricula in the public school community.  We are looking for educators who truly believe Montessori and Public do not need to be mutually exclusive.


Candidates must be comfortable working with a teacher and truly see themselves as part of the team.  Communication skills are an important part of the work of our educational community. River Montessori helps support teachers who hold a Montessori credential, and are working toward their clear state teaching credential.  Conversely, for teachers with a CA clear teaching credential, and passion about children and the Montessori Methodology, sponsorship opportunities are available.


We invite you to begin a conversation: Please send a cover letter and resume to mleonard@rivermontessoricharter.org
or via mail
River Montessori Charter School
3880 Cypress Drive, Suite B
Petaluma, CA 94954


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Starlight School, Alamo (5/18)


Experienced Montessori Head Teacher, preferably Spanish-speaking as well, needed for small Montessori preschool in Alamo starting this fall. Days and hours will be Monday through Friday either 8:30 to 1:00 or 8:30 to 4. This is for a classroom of potentially 17 3-6 year olds. This Head Teacher will have a teacher's assistant which we are also looking for. Starlight School has been around since 1998 with an excellent reputation. It is a small, community-feel school in a lovely environment. We adhere very closely to the Montessori philosophy and are looking for a long-term, dedicated and warm individual who has excellent communication skills and works well with staff and parents. Please call (925) 323-1265 or email info@starlightschool.com and ask for Parisa Kelly.


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Montessori Family School, Bay Area (5/18) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS


Our School: Montessori Family School is a well-established Montessori school providing education to children in the Bay Area for over 30 years. We create a harmonious and peaceful environment by valuing our teachers, parents,administration, and children.


Early Childhood Head Teacher
Opening for 2017-18 School Year


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education.


Professional qualities include:
AMS or AMI Montessori Primary certification
Bachelor's degree
3 years head teacher experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience managing an assistant teacher or in leadership
Significant experience working with preschool age children
Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children
Desirable personal qualities include:
A love for children and a desire to meet all students' needs
Collaborative approach to decision making
Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
An intellectually curious lifelong learner with a sincere passion for Montessori education
Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation
Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries. This is a full-time, benefited position.


To Apply
Send resume and cover letter as one PDF document to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood, at shawna@montessorifamily.com. Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employee


Early Childhood After School Teacher
Opening 2017 - 2018 School Year


Our after school program serves our preschool. The after school teacher is responsible for preparing a warm and safe indoor and outdoor environment that is orderly, clean and appealing, and permits the child to grow, explore and learn from his/her activity.


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education. He or she must have the ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children, a high degree of emotional maturity and stability, and the good judgment to handle a crisis should it occur. Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about the Montessori approach to education are essential.


Professional qualifications include:
12 Early Childhood Education units including Child Family Community and Child Development
8 hour Child, Health and Safety class
Significant experience working with preschool age children
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children
Desirable personal qualities include:
A love of children and a desire to meet all students' needs
Collaborative, team-oriented approach to decision-making
Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries. Job hours are M -F, 12:30 - 6 p.m.
 $19 an hour.


To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood, at shawna@montessorifamily.com. Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employee


Montessori Family School Preschool Substitute Teacher


We are currently looking for substitute teachers to work at our Early Childhood Campus in Berkeley starting now. Substitute teachers would be working in one of our Montessori classrooms with children ranging in age from 3 to 6 and would receive work on an on-call basis.


Compensation is $19 per hour for teachers with AMS and/or AMI certification, and $18 for those without the certification.
Requirements: Previous experience working with children is required. Must meet licensing requirements of 6 - 12 early childhood units. Montessori experience is a plus.


Only candidates with the above requirements will be considered. We regret that we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please email your resume to shawna@montessorifamily.com.


LE Head Teacher Position


Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 155 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Our mixed-age LE classroom serves approximately 24 students, ages 6-9, in two adjoining rooms overlooking the play yard, from our hilltop school with a stunning view of the Bay. As the Head Teacher, you will work with and mentor the Assistant Teacher while at the same time you will remain responsible for presenting lessons, developing and maintaining an engaging curriculum, preparing the environment, providing lunch and recess coverage, and performing various administrative, communicating with the others about the students and the program. We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach along with a Bachelor's degree and strong communication skills. We seek Montessori training, culminating in a credential.
Other professional qualities include:

  1. Bachelor's degree with strong written and verbal communication skills
  2. Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
  3. Experience working with lower elementary-aged children
  4. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while at the same time juggling multiple priorities with calm.
  5. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.


Desirable personal qualities include:

  1. A love of children and a deep respect for their capabilities.
  2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
  3. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
  4. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned" as the best part of any job description.
  5. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.


We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz at jobs@montessorifamily.com by June 8, 2017. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to present a lesson to students and observers. Your availability for full-time work must start in early August.


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Odyssey Preschool, Foster City and Palo Alto (multiple locations) (5/8)

Odyssey Preschool in Foster City and its new site in Palo Alto are looking for teachers for the 2017-18 school year, beginning in August. 


Preschool teachers must have at least 12 ECE units and be enrolled for the Montessori training, or possess a Montessori Primary Credential. Ability to speak Mandarin is a plus 


Toddler teachers must also have at least 12 ECE units, 3 of which should be toddler units, and be enrolled for the Montessori training, or possess a Toddler Montessori credential. 


We offer a competitive package of salary and benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance, a 401K, and 4 weeks of paid vacation per year. 


Please send a resume and cover letter to Anne Diamond at admin@odysseypreschool.com

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All Are Friends Montessori, Foster City (5/1)


Montessori Assistant Teacher Position: Montessori Preschool in Foster City

We are looking for a Montessori intern or Assistant in our 2.5-5 year old classroom. Possible schedule options; M-F; 8-4 or 9-5:30, available this fall.Competitive pay commensurate with qualifications and experience


Requirements:
Completed fingerprint clearance and background check
Completed health screening including TB clearance
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


Qualifications:
Minimum 12 Early Childhood Units
Montessori Credential or in the process or Montessori training
AA and/or BA Degree in Child Development or related field preferred
Child Development Teacher Permit preferred
Experience working with young children preferably in a classroom setting.


These are competencies we look for in teachers:
*Commitment and passion to education and nurturing and teaching young children.
*Reliable, patient, caring, flexible, positive attitude, and professional.
*Strong classroom management skills:
a. ability to create and prepare a developmentally age- appropriate curriculum supported by child development principles/theories of Maria Montessori.
b. ability to actively and responsibly supervise children at all times and maintain a clean, safe and enriching environment
c. ability to work collaboratively with others; team player
d. ability to communicate effectively and professionally with administration, parents and co-workers in maintaining authentic connections within our school community.


Qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter to aafschool@aol.com to be considered for this position.

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My Own Montessori, Oakland (5/1)


ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION-beginning July 1,2017
My Own Montessori, in Oakland/Rockridge, is looking for a new assistant teacher.
We would be interested in someone, who works well in a team, must be kind and dedicated to the children, patent, basic computer skills, energetic and enjoys purposeful work.


Requirements:
12 ECE units or enrolled in classes
Proof of immunizations
3 references, proof of LiveScan fingerprinting and a clean background check.


My Own Montessori offers a complete benefits package with health, dental and a retirement plan.  Six weeks paid vacation, sick days and August off.
This position is hourly, at $14.00 per hour.  M - F  8am to 3:30pm
The position will begin on July 1, 2017 but we can be flexible on start date.


Please send a resume with a cover letter to  myownmontessori86@gmail.com